Carson Opens Law Office in North Pole
Following her retirement as the contracts law attorney for the Department of the Army at Fort Wainwright, Italia A. Carson opened North Pole’s first law office. More than half of her 20-year legal career has been spent as a Federal Government Contracts attorney for the U.S. Army and Air Force. Carson’s civil practice will focus on counseling small business contractors on the full range of federal procurement matters such as proposal preparation, contract interpretation, bid protests, disputes and claims, and suspension and debarment. Carson received her juris doctor from the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law and holds a master in laws (LL.M) with a certificate in contract and fiscal law. She is completing the requirements for the LL.M in government procurement law from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.
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Alaska Problems Require Alaska Solutions
On January 16, a fire destroyed the water plant and washeteria in the southwest Alaska village of Tuluksak. For the village of about 350 people, it was a devastating blow. The water plant was the only source of drinking water in the village, in which the primarily Yup’ik residents lack indoor plumbing and rely on honey buckets, not uncommon in the flat, swampy region.